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WSU’s domestic violence awareness efforts

Brisa Odenthal, Reporter September 29, 2022

Since 1989, October has been recognized as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. In the state of Utah, 1 in 3 women will be a victim of domestic violence. Throughout this month, Weber State University’s...

A pamphlet that talks about the Womens Center. (Kennedy Camarena/ The Signpost)

Los esfuerzos de concienciación sobre la violencia doméstica de WSU

Marianna Lopez Luritta, Translator September 29, 2022

Desde 1989, octubre se reconoce como el Mes Nacional de Concienciación sobre la Violencia Doméstica. En el estado de Utah, 1 de cada 3 mujeres será víctima de la violencia doméstica. A lo largo de...

WSU general counsel departing after 32 years

Hunter Lindsey, Reporter July 20, 2022

Rich Hill, the general counsel at Weber State University, is transitioning roles after 32 years of service. “I’m not retiring, I’m making a transition,” Hill said. In his time with the university,...

Daryn Hickok goes head-to-head with two EWU players trying to stop her progress toward the basket. Photo credit: Summer Muster

The NCAA is blind to Title IX

Brayden Evensen April 18, 2022

Title IX, a landmark federal law dealing with equality for women in higher education, was created to provide a level playing field for female athletes. But 50 years after its passage, women's sports at...

A commuter train in Tokyo experienced a horrific crime this past week. 17 people were injured on Oct. 31 Photo credit: Unsplash

Do you know your news? Nov. 2

Joshua Kamp November 1, 2021

1. Southwest Airlines reported it is conducting an internal investigation into a pilot who allegedly used a Republican dog whistle that equates to swearing at President Joe Biden over an intercom on...

Sexual harassment is widely unreported, but there are many resources available on WSU campuses that help survivors. Photo credit: Aubree Eckhardt

Finding help at WSU when you need it the most

Jennifer Greenlee April 21, 2021

In early March, the United Nations Women National Committee United Kingdom released a study with a startling statistic about sexual harassment: 97% of women between the ages of 18 and 24 have faced some...

Rescuers search through the rubble of the FIU pedestrian bridge collapse on Thursday, March 15, 2018, at SW 109th Avenue and 8th Street in Miami. (Roberto Koltun/El Nuevo Herald/TNS)

Do you know your news? March 22

Kara Mitchell March 21, 2018

1. A pedestrian bridge collapsed and killed six people at which university on March 15?a. Florida International Universityb. University of Floridac. Florida State University2. What medication shortage...

Statistics show that most victims of sexual assault know their attackers and that 85 to 90 percent of assaults are alcohol related. Sexual assault victims at Tinker can call 734-SARC, which is a 24-hour hotline. (Air Force photo illustration by Margo Wright)

Women’s Center confidentiality status furthers fight against sexual assault

Briana Whatcott September 15, 2017

The Women's Center's recent change to confidentiality status furthers the efforts of Weber State University to protect victims of sexual assault. Before this change, students who came to the Women’s...

Weber State University Police Department Chief Dane LeBlanc listens to Lillian Llanos in 2015, a WSU student at the time, and the importance of students safety from sexual violence. (The Signpost Archives)

Know your Title IX rights: Stay safe on campus

Ashton Corsetti April 2, 2017

  Sex discrimination and sexual violence are pressing issues on college campuses, but Weber State University has established resources for victims. Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments...

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